Homeschool

Don’t Let the Cold Keep You From A Winter Nature Study Exploration

Don’t Let the Cold Keep You From A Winter Nature Study Exploration

Winter can be a time of ho-hum doldrum homeschooling. We get so stuck in the books that we forget that just outside our windows is a vast world to be explored. But, in winter we often don’t want to go exploring do we? It’s just […]

What to Say to the Homeschooling Critics

What to Say to the Homeschooling Critics

Whether you are just starting out homeschooling, or you’ve been homeschooling for years chances are you’ve been met with a critic or two. Often they present you with a question that immediately puts you on the defense concerning your choice to homeschool. Such homeschooling critics […]

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curricula for Homeschoolers

Top 10 Music Appreciation Curricula for Homeschoolers

So yesterday I started sharing the Ultimate Guide to teaching Music in your Homeschool. This is part 2 of a 5 day hopscotch. Sometimes the easiest way to include a subject into our learning days is to have a curriculum that guides us through the process. […]

10 MORE Ways to Study the Periodic Table of Elements

10 MORE Ways to Study the Periodic Table of Elements

Science can be dry and boring. Or, it can be an exciting hands-on adventure. And the periodic table is no exception. Oh sure, that table is full of what could be dull facts that can make many the student’s head swirl with boredom. But, that […]

100 Must Read Things for Parents of Gifted Children to Read

100 Must Read Things for Parents of Gifted Children to Read

Being a parent to a gifted child is in itself a gift. Although, there will be many days when we’ll think it’s the opposite. Parenting a gifted child comes with great joys as well as extreme frustrations. Often we are tested in our role as […]

10 Best Homeschool Math Outsourced Options Online

10 Best Homeschool Math Outsourced Options Online

Math can be one of those subjects that gives pause to many homeschooling teachers. This mom included. It still gives me pause as my son speeds past my abilities time and time again. But one of the best pieces of homeschooling advice I’ve ever learned […]

Homeschooling with Free Unit Studies

Homeschooling with Free Unit Studies

Have you gotten to a place where you are finding it difficult to keep up with the rigidity of a homeschooling text book? Perhaps the suggested schedule has begun to rule your day and your week. Maybe your kids are just struggling to understand it, […]

10 Cultural Diversity Books for Middle School

10 Cultural Diversity Books for Middle School

A while ago I shared with you a list of 25 Books Every Boy Should Read and one of you asked about books that help to teach cultural diversity. While it would be impossible for me to gather an exhaustive list that would include all cultures […]